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Bank of England follows Fed with rate hike

The Bank of England has followed the US Federal Reserve in raising interest rates. Both economies are battling the highest level of inflation in years, and hope tighter monetary policy will curb the spiralling price rises. Also in the show – Australia's new government commits to more ambitious emissions reductions targets, and tv critics question Netflix's plans for a reality show based on the life-or-death hit Squid Game.

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IMF concludes ‘constructive’ bailout talks with Sri Lanka as protests continue

The International Monetary Fund has concluded 'constructive' talks with the government of Sri Lanka over a possible bailout. The island is facing its worst economic crisis on record, and there have been days of protests over food, fuel, and medicine shortages. Also in the show – why France is faring better than its neighbours when it comes to inflation, and a report from France 24's Madrid correspondent Sarah Morris about the Spanish companies suffering from a diplomatic spat with Algeria.

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How a lugworm could help organ transplants

A French biotech firm is hoping that the unique properties of lugworms, which can survive for hours without breathing, could be used to help improve the success rate of organ transplants in humans.

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Hit the road: Citroën CEO on electric car market, supply challenges

Semiconductor shortages will "still be a hurdle" for the car industry throughout the rest of 2022, Citroën CEO Vincent Cobée tells FRANCE 24. But he thinks 2023 could be a turning point. In the last 18 months, the EU has seen a "substantial acceleration" towards electric vehicles – Cobée says the adoption is "quicker than we expected some years ago". Nevertheless, he admits the 2035 target for phasing out petrol and diesel cars is "a very ambitious bet that requires a very substantial amount of investment", including in the charging infrastructure across the bloc.

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